• On Facebook Acquisitions, Predicting the Future, and Messaging

    In the book, How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery, I learned that people aren’t very good at predicting the future, but they are okay at predicting the next thing. Our brains just aren’t wired to take 2 steps at once, but we can make 1 step + 1 […]

  • 2014 Trends in Technology

    We’re just about 50% through the year and a few people have been releasing new reports on trends so I thought I’d highlight some things here: Mobile – while the ability to make money from apps may be harder now, the use of mobile devices is only going up (1,2). The future of mobile is […]

  • 13 Trends That Are Changing the World

    Things change and will continue to change, that much we know. But sometimes the change is so incremental that it’s hard to notice. This post aims to take a step back and review where we are now and where we might be going. Crowdfunding – funding a project large or small used to be limited to knowing […]